Professional Photographer of the Year 2012
International Competition
3rd place in 50mm category
The winning photograph named “Getting Ready” was chosen from over 4000 images from over 37 countries of the world.
Published in Professional Photographer UK and exhibited in Cheltanham, UK.

Roecalf's Dream © lucia eggenhoffer

Roecalf’s Dream © lucia eggenhoffer

Grand Prix De La Decouverte 2012
The International Fine Art Photography Competition
sponsored by The de Groot Foundation

2 x Finalist in the Street Photography/Documentary category for “Legs are all you need” and “Roecalfs dream”
(chosen among 4000 images from 72 countries)

(works were exhibited at the NoFound Photo Fair in Paris (which was a part of Paris Photo Festival and attended by more than 8000 people), published in International Fine Art Photo Book and became a part of prestigious collection of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France)

( work featured in aCurator magazine )

Legs are all you need, Prague, Czech republic © lucia eggenhoffer

Legs are all you need, Prague, Czech republic © lucia eggenhoffer

Black and White 2013
International Fine Art Competition
Directors Honorable Mention for “Puppeteers at Work”
Exhibition at the Center for Fine Art Photography (Fort Collins, CO, USA)


Grand Prix De La Decouverte 2013
The International Fine Art Photography Competition
sponsored by The de Groot Foundation
Juror Award of Merit for photo “Puppeteers at Work”

IPA 2013 – International Photography Awards
Honorable Mention in Deep Perspective category for the series of photographs called “Magic World of Puppeteers”.

puppeteers at work 1 puppeteers at work 2 puppeteers at work 3 puppeteers at work 4 puppeteers at work 5

The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards 2012
Fine Art Contest
2 x Honorable Mention (Corpus Vulgaris and Getting Ready)

Corpus Vulgaris © lucia eggenhoffer

Corpus Vulgaris © lucia eggenhoffer

The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards 2012
Honorable Mention ( Happy)


Zebra Awards 2012
Worldwide Black and White Photography Competiton
2 x finalist


Young Lions 2004 – Silver
Moscow International Festival 2004 – Silver
The Mobius Awards 2005, LA, USA – Gold and Certificate for Outstanding Creativity
Screenvision 2005– Gold
Golden Drum 2005- Finalist in Golden Watch
Eurobest 2005- Finalist
Moscow International Advertising Festival 2005-Silver
Louskacek 2005 – Silver
Duhová kulička 2006 – Silver
Effie 2006 – Silver
Moscow International Advertising Festival 2006 – Silver
Czech direct 2008- Bronze
Effie 2008 – Gold

(Published in : Shots, Lürzer“s Archive, ADC Best of European Design and Advertising 2006)

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Honorable Mention 1996 (World Poetry Competition, Boston Colleage, US)

Several Gold awards eg. Wolkrova Polianka, Lit. Senica, Rubato (Slovakia)
The debut of the Year 1999 (for book of poetry)
(Published in: SME, Literárny týždenník, Dotyky, Knižná Revue, Nové slovo,Hospodárske noviny, Romboid, Host, Sedmá Generace, Weles, Psí víno, Apokalypsa… )

Books: Dni na dlani, Medziriadky , Antology of Modern Slovak Poetry 2012 and several other antologies and collections, Život pod psa (collection of short stories)

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